5 Sep, Bangkok
AIT community officially met its new President Dr. Eden Y Woon on 5 September 2018 at the AIT Conference Center auditorium in an Open Forum where the new head of the Institute shared his vision.
The President began his presentation by acknowledging and thanking former AIT President Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, Emeritus Professor, for putting AIT in its current level position. Seeking patience and guidance from the community, President Woon even joked that Prof. Worsak knew AIT for 40 years while he only knew it for 40 hours. He urged everyone to journey together.
His vision for AIT to be relevant, respected, global and well-known technological and entrepreneurial institute serving Asia and the world was backed up by his strategic formula I2E2S2 which stands for Innovation, International, Enterprises, Entrepreneurship, Stakeholders, and Support. He envisions the Institute to embrace innovation, be international, work with enterprises, nurture entrepreneurship, care for the stakeholders, and broaden support system.
Dr. Woon also mentioned that AIT should start planning for its 60th anniversary in 2019 where big changes will start to happen.